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Another Design Hub mockup

I worked on another mockup for the mockup collaboration tool I blogged about a while back – Josh from Isotope11 coined the name ‘Design Hub’ and I like it, so that’s what I’m calling it now. 🙂 I put this together for Robby from Isotope11, who has been rocking out on implementing a prototype of … Continue reading

Hidden Gem in Totem

This morning Nicu sent me a video to show his usage of the GNOME Shell as he promised in response to my GNOME Shell Usability Test Plan. As I was viewing the video in totem I wanted to pause on particular parts of the animation on Nicu’s desktop to try to get a better feel … Continue reading

See you at RPI!

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or more affectionately known as RPI, is my alma mater. It was pretty clear to me early on that it was the right school for me. Behold, the RPI campus computing center (Voorhees Computing Center): That’s right, it’s inside of a church – they take computing seriously at RPI – obviously a … Continue reading

How to set up the Canon Pixma MX860 with Fedora

So for Christmas I bought myself Unclutter Your Life in One Week by Erin Doland of One of the things she suggests in the book is to create a personal digital library of documents, scanning in (most of) the papers you’ve got lying around and shredding and recycling the paper copies. Actually, I think … Continue reading

Zomg EtherPad

So my friend Corey told me about how Google recently bought a company called AppJet who makes this sweet online shared notepad called EtherPad. Google went ahead and released EtherPad under an Apache 2.0 license. Sweet; thanks Google! I could see Gobby hooking into EtherPad – could you? Enjoy some screenshots – and I apologize … Continue reading

FUDcon Toronto 2009 (Part 2)

These photos are from 6 December at the Toronto FUDcon this past weekend. After a full day of hackfests, folks started heading out for dinner. A few folks still lingered around having hallway discussions, hacking, and Remy DeCausemaker even did interviews of various contributors (look forward to those getting posted soon!): A group of us … Continue reading

FUDcon Toronto 2009 (Part 1)

Sorry that I haven’t been able to post regular updates – FUDcon Toronto has been a whirlwind of great discussions and a whole lot of fun! Actually we are still on campus at Seneca College right now hacking up a storm and having fun. We had a very impressive Net ‘hackfest’. I also talked a … Continue reading

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5 Fun things in Fedora 12 (Video)

I recently got a Kodak zi8 video recorder. It works great in Fedora 12 so I was inspired to create a 15-minute video highlighting five fun things in Fedora 12. Here’s what those things are – but be sure to watch the video for more information 🙂 : #1 Cheese #2 Mana World #3 Miro … Continue reading

Fedora Interaction Design Hackfest Summary

So we had a very productive interaction design hackfest today in #fedora-design: We interviewed folks from three of the defined stakeholders groups – Fedora Infrastructure, Fedora Spins, and Fedora Help Forums (myself and Ryan Lerch conducted these! Thanks to Toshio, Smooge, sdziallas, and nirik for letting us interview you!) We have two written summaries for … Continue reading